Saturday, August 30, 2014 Elul 4, 5774

By:
Chavie Lieber, JTA
The Orthodox Union announced last year that it would not certify quinoa as kosher for Passover out of concern that it falls into the category of kitniyot, a group of legumes forbidden because they look similar to grains.
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By:
Linda Morel, JE Feature
At Passover, this cook serves 12 different kinds of charoset, mostly from countries in the Sephardi world.
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By:
Ben Sales, JTA
Several of Israel’s oldest kibbutzim depart from tradition and conduct secular seders according to their own sensibilities rather than the dictates of the traditional Haggadah.
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Passover baking is the greatest annual challenge in the Jewish kitchen because dessert recipes can't use flour, yeast, soy milk, or even pure vanilla. And shifting from flour to matzah meal and potato starch is not intuitive, even for experienced bakers.
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By:
Judy Lash Balint, JNS.org
Passover observance of Israel’s Karaite and Samaritan believers differs from what most Jews are used to on the holiday.
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